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Colo. House passes gun-control measures

February 18, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Rep. Rhonda Fields, D-Aurora, center, talks with Rep. Joseph Salazar, left, and House Speaker Mark Ferrandino, right, D-Denver, about her bill on limiting the size of ammunition magazines at the Capitol in Denver on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. Kicking off a long, emotional debate about guns, Colorado lawmakers clashed Friday over setting limits on the [&hellip...

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GOP foes of Hagel nomination say vote should go on

February 17, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, photo provided by CBS, Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., speaks on CBS’s “Face the Nation” in the Washington Sunday. Republican Sen. Lindsay Graham, R–S.C., threatened Sunday to stall the nominations of former Sen....

100 RI fire victims remembered in outdoor ceremony

February 17, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A unidentified woman wipes her face as she reacts during ceremonies held to unveil plans for a permanent memorial on the site of The Station nightclub fire, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, in West Warwick, R.I. The 2003 blaze, which broke out when pyrotechnics for the...

Ill. woman killed same day sister sat behind Obama

February 17, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, in Chicago, President Barack Obama speaks about the nations struggle with gun violence at an appearance at Hyde Park Academy. An 18-year-old Chicago woman was killed the same day, hours after her sister had sat on...

Danica Patrick wins pole for NASCAR’s Daytona 500

February 17, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Danica Patrick, left, displays the flag with Tony Stewart after winning the pole during qualifying for the NASCAR Daytona 500 Sprint Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Patrick became the first...

TV show with Pistorius’ dead girlfriend airs

February 16, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

In this frame-grab from state television channel SABC 1 a tribute is devoted to slain model Reeva Steenkamp, girlfriend of Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius. South Africa’s national broadcaster went ahead with the screening of the reality TV show...

World champ at 17: US teen Shiffrin rushes to gold

February 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

United States’ Mikaela Shiffrin celebrates winning the gold medal after the second run of the women’s slalom at the Alpine skiing world championships in Schladming, Austria, Saturday, Feb.16,2013. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader) SCHLADMING, Austria...

Texas police fatally shoot fugitive Fla. prisoner

February 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This file photo provided by the Miami Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department shows Alberto Morales. Morales who escaped in Texas after stabbing a detective with his eyeglasses was fatally shot early Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 after refusing to cooperate...

How life on run ended for California police killer

February 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Wednesday Feb. 13, 2013 file photo shows Karen Reynolds, 57, and her husband, Jim Reynolds, 66, during a news conference in Big Bear Lake, Calif. recounting their experience of being held captive by fugitive Christopher Dorner inside a condo...

Jackson Jr.’s downfall tied to objects, not power

February 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 20, 2012, file photo taken in Chicago, then-Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill. speaks at a Democratic primary election night party. The former and his wife Sandra were charged Feb. 15, 2013, with spending $750,000 in campaign funds on...